[games_access] AbleGamers.com Design + GDC 08

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Wed Sep 26 03:14:43 EDT 2007

Great work, thanks!

(ps: any news about the cheque?)

----- Original Message -----
From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: [games_access] AbleGamers.com Design + GDC 08

> Yes -- that's in my pile of submissions. I just got my super secret

> logon from the ever-cool Meggan, our CMP patron saint for all things

> GDC! She just got back from TGS, which -- of course -- was fabulous.

> No word yet about DiGRA and that whole mess. It seems that it was

> mostly the US folks that got left out of the loop then there was a

> big mix up with proposals (many went missing, never to be found

> again).


> Anyway...Meggan's our CMP/GDC Queen of All Things Possible is back

> (yay! just in time!) so by tomorrow I'll know the news about our

> booth (how big, etc) -- btw...to answer other questions the booth

> will replace the Accessibility Arcade sessions so we don't kill

> ourselves setting up and can also reach more people given even those

> with the cheapest passes can get in to see the expo. Win-Win!


> She'll also be helping with me the big SIG pile o' submissions. So

> rest easy -- do your best and I'll upload past proposals to the wiki

> and/or email them to those who have asked for them to look at. I'm a

> really good last minute proposal editor to make sure they have the

> EXCITEMENT that the proposals need to SCREAM!!!! Because it really is

> EXCITING!!!!! :)


> Michelle


>>Hey Michelle,


>>Did you by any chance already put in a similar proposal to the one

>>we did at AGDC for this year?








>>----- Original Message ----- From: "d. michelle hinn" <hinn at uiuc.edu>

>>To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>

>>Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 7:17 PM

>>Subject: [games_access] AbleGamers.com Design + GDC 08


>>>Mark is going to be joining in on the SIG web team so that we can

>>>make sure that all our individual and collective resources are

>>>linked to one another for the best coverage possible. Cooool!


>>>Mark is going to be able to join us at GDC as well (and serve as

>>>our reporter on the scene with a press pass -- the only rule, Mark,

>>>is that you cannot film anyone while they are eating...looooong

>>>story but we've been through some weird stuff that we never could

>>>have predicted in the past! hehe.). So this is exciting!


>>>If anyone is planning to attend GDC 08 (www.gdconf.com) and you are

>>>pretty sure I don't already know about it or you haven't heard from

>>>me in a month about it and haven't been able to join us in the

>>>past, please let me know as soon as possible. The proposals are due

>>>Oct 1 and I want to make sure that we get everyone who wants to be

>>>involved involved! I'm used to the last minute scramble so no

>>>worries -- just let me know.


>>>Basically I know that Richard, Reid, Thomas, Mark, Eitan, Eelke,

>>>Robert, Dimitris, Kevin, Barrie (if it ends up being an ok time to

>>>head to the states) are going. And I'm 99.9% sure I have left

>>>someone out of that list because I'm not looking at my notes, which

>>>are at home. So if you aren't on the list and you know that you

>>>should be, please don't be mad...you should all know that I get

>>>brain fog here and there (is that a real term? it should be!) --

>>>just let me know! :)




>>>At 10:05 AM +0200 9/25/07, Thomas Westin wrote:

>>>>very nice design!


>>>>I'm using Joomla CMS too





>>>>24 sep 2007 kl. 05.06 skrev Ioo:


>>>>>Hello all.


>>>>>So after a lot of heads down work I am pleased to share with you

>>>>>that AbleGamers.com has been redesigned for the ground up. Go

>>>>>take a look please, and if you want, sign up and use the site.




>>>>>Some things worth pointing out

>>>>>- We have added groups, you can now create and manage a group, it

>>>>>is like a SIG, only with a different name.

>>>>>- Added the AbleGamers Blog, now members of the site can post an

>>>>>entry, link to their own blog, and more.

>>>>>- Some forum changes, a few more places for no one to talk in.


>>>>>So please go and take a moment to check it out, and if you feel

>>>>>like it, you are welcome to join the site (costs nothing) and



>>>>>Also, I want to make sure that I have links for anything that

>>>>>users should find, so if you want a link to a site, send me a

>>>>>message ioo at ablegamers.com and I will get your link up.


>>>>>Thanks guys!


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